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Chinese amputee ‘Iron Leg Man’ shares his hi-tech prosthetic leg design online so others can use it

Chinese amputee LED prosthetic leg
  • Liang Kaiyu, 30, created his own prosthetic leg and then modified it by adding LED lights, shock absorbers and a self-charging interface.
  • “It’s 2022, and I can finally wear an artificial leg that I made myself. Although it looks a bit ugly, it is unique and meaningful to me,” Liang, a former industry equipment designer who earned the nickname “Iron Leg Man,” said in a viral Douyin post.
  • Liang lost his left leg following a work-related injury in January 2020. Before finding the motivation to make his artificial limb, his life was “like riding a roller coaster.”
  • To help inspire others like him, Liang shared his designs online so that prosthetic manufacturers and other amputees can improve their artificial limbs.

A Chinese amputee who earned the nickname “Iron Leg Man” has shared the designs of his customized high-tech prosthetic leg so that other amputees can improve their artificial limbs.

Liang Kaiyu, 30, told Chinese state media CCTV on Sunday that in addition to creating his own prosthetic leg, he also modified it by adding LED lights, shock absorbers and a self-charging interface.

‘He’s got an IQ of 69’: Malaysian man to be hanged in Singapore for possessing 1.5 ounces of heroin

malaysian man Nagaenthran Dharmalingam singapore drugs

Lawyers are making last-resort efforts to save a mentally impaired Malaysian man from being hanged in Singapore for drug charges next week.

What’s happening: Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 33, is scheduled to face execution by hanging on Nov. 10, and his lawyers are now planning to make a final appeal this week to save him, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.

Restaurant that employs disabled workers posts pictures of empty tables online in plea for help

Dignity Kitchen receives support

On Tuesday, diners from all walks of life flocked to Dignity Kitchen, an eatery in Boon Keng, Singapore, to show their support as the business struggles to attract diners amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call for help: Dignity Kitchen, a restaurant which aims to employ people with disabilities, posted a series of pictures showing their empty food court on Monday, according to AsiaOne. “Once again empty tables at Dignity Kitchen,” the establishment said in the caption.

Woman with Dwarfism Regains Confidence Through Cosplaying

While some people may take up cosplaying as a hobby or to express their artistic side, others join the lifestyle as a way to regain their confidence, like artist and gamer Asta Young.

Standing at just 4’5″, Young, a 25-year-old cosplayer from Arizona, had a pretty rough experience growing up, as she was always made to feel different by people around her — particularly by her peers from school.

Man in a Wheelchair Travels Around Japan By Heartwarming Strangers

Helpush Story

Yusuke Terada, a 27-year-old office worker and Tokyo resident bound to a wheelchair, is now seeing more of his country after launching a campaign called “Helpush” with his university classmates. The project’s goal is to see Terada travel through the country with the assistance of good Samaritans who push him along his journey, fostering “a society where people readily help one another” according to the Japan Times.

本栖湖にて!ちょっと写真撮って!とHELPUSH 。初めましてだけど、たまたま同い年で愛知出身!偶然の出会い!😁✨ #helpush#フォローミー#観光#車イス#旅#日本全国#コメント歓迎#ロゴ#ファッション#助けて#推して#自由#楽しく生きよう#ハッピー#声かけて#これからスタート#東京#面白い#企画#富士山 #山梨 #ヒッチハイク #女子 #女子旅

Blind Asian Man Kicked Out of Subway Because Of His Guide Dog

A Subway sandwich outlet in New York has issued an apology after it received criticism for reportedly turning away a blind customer just because he brought his guide dog.

The customer, a local musician named Milton Kuna, told NBC NY that he was with his seeing-eye dog Nash when he visited the sandwich restaurant’s shop on North Main Street in New City, New York on Monday night. He claimed that he was turned away by the store’s staff who told him that dogs of any kind weren’t allowed.